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Subtracting and simplifying rational expressions  TOPIC_SOLVED

Please help me!
And please show work so I can understand!

Write (x/((x^2)-1)) - ((x+1)/(x-1)) as a single fraction in simplest form.
by l-train29
on Tue May 08, 2012 8:52 am
 
Forum: Advanced Algebra ("pre-calculus")
Topic: Subtracting and simplifying rational expressions
Replies: 3
Views: 2748

Re: Subtracting and simplifying rational expressions  TOPIC_SOLVED

Hi, I've been trying to solve this for so long. I had gotten past the first steps, It's the end that seems to be tripping me up. I'l show you what I have so far. 1. I factorised the first denominator to (x+1)(x-1), making the equation (x/((x+1)(x-1)) - ((x+1)/(x-1)) 2. The lowest common denominator ...
by l-train29
on Tue May 08, 2012 12:45 pm
 
Forum: Advanced Algebra ("pre-calculus")
Topic: Subtracting and simplifying rational expressions
Replies: 3
Views: 2748

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